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A Legal Assault

I have friends who cannot believe my openness here on Facebook. One of the things that I respect most about our country is the Freedom of Speech. We all have the right to speak about the issues in our life … Continue reading

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My VanZandt Roots, These are *MY* People!

A DNA test recently proved my great grandmother told a not so small fib to my maternal grandmother.  I know this happened because I was old enough to remember and young enough to have been affected by my grandmother’s tears … Continue reading

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Pedestals & Perfectionism

November 5, 2015, The day my Uncle Marvin breathed his last breath… The eldest of 8 children, Today, only Jim & Richard are alive.  The scary part, is that I am, now,  number three on the list of the eldest in our … Continue reading

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To The Residents of Myrtle Creek & TriCity in Douglas County

He’s Not Perfect, but He Is MY Child! I am here to help you understand the subject of mental illness.  I am not here as an expert except that I have experiences dealing with a bipolar son.  One of my … Continue reading

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My Newest Rant

Mental Illness, Drugs, and **MY** Kid! My open letter to representatives.  This was sent to Federal, State, and County levels, including the local District Attorney! It also went to committee members of the Oregon State Legislature where we live. Part … Continue reading

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Just a LITTLE Note, Bahahahaha…

Today is my oldest’s birthday. She was born 26 years ago today, after over 24 hours of labor. Labor that was induced. I had been hospitalized for two weeks prior. I had toxemia, today known as Pre-Eclampsia. My blood pressures … Continue reading

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Our Holiday Season

This Holiday Season has been a really busy one for this family. I suppose I should say, for me.. since I am the chief cook and bottle washer in my little corner of the world. My holiday season doesn’t start … Continue reading

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